Springboks

Tributes pour in for Springbok great James Small

2019-07-10 19:30
James Small (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Social media reacted with shock at the news that former Springbok James Small had passed away of a heart attack on Wednesday.

He was 50.

Small played 47 Tests for the Springboks between 1992-1997 and scored 20 tries.

He represented Lions (formerly Transvaal), Sharks and Western Province at provincial level.

He was most famously part of the Springbok team that won the 1995 Rugby World Cup on home soil.

Small is the third member of that Springbok team to have died - loose forward Ruben Kruger died from brain cancer in 2010 and scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen from motor neurone disease in 2017.

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